positioning of your teeth. A bad bite. Malocclusions are described by
orthodontists using 3 classifications:
jaw relationship is relatively normal but your teeth may be very
crowded and unattractive.
have a large overjet. Your lower jaw has not grown forward like your
upper jaw. This has been described as being “buck toothed.
have an under-bite. This may be caused by your upper jaw not growing
forward enough or by your lower jaw growing forward too much.